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'It was tribal and sexual': Alice Cooper on the debauchery of Detroit rock
When the shock-rocker returned to the place of his birth in the 60s, he found a raw paradise of unsegregated rock’n’roll. As Cooper releases an album celebrating the city, he and his peers relive one of the US’s greatest music scenes

Michael Hann

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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I tested my tap water, household products and cat for toxic 'forever chemicals'
The extent of PFAS contamination is only now coming into focus. Here’s what I learned from investigating my home

Tom Perkins for Type Investigations

23, Feb, 2021 @5:05 PM

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‘An awakening I haven’t seen before’: Detroit voters say 2020 won’t be like 2016
Residents fuel a get-out-the-vote blitz in the biggest city in Michigan, a crucial swing state

Sam Levine in Detroit, Michigan

31, Oct, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Critical mail delays hit swing states ahead of US election
The Guardian tested postal service speed in the battleground state of Michigan and found delays that may be wider spread

Tom Perkins

31, Oct, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Father Stephen Rooney obituary
Other lives: priest whose early life during conflict in East Belfast informed his sense of social justice

Michele Devlin

01, Sep, 2020 @1:14 PM

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Detroit’s star activist adds BLM rally to her 50 years of rebellion
Leni Sinclair was at the heart of the city’s radical music and politics in the 1960s. Now 80, she reflects on today’s struggle for equality and social change

Edward Helmore

16, Aug, 2020 @6:05 AM

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DoJ to investigate federal forces' tactics in US cities as mayors condemn Trump
Watchdog to look at use-of-force allegations in Portland and Washington as other mayors say: we don’t need your deployments

Tom McCarthy and Associated Press

23, Jul, 2020 @9:08 PM

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Covid-19 erupted in Detroit jails. It killed two doctors caring for inmates
At least 208 workers and 83 inmates in the Wayne county sheriff’s office jail system have been infected

Natalia Megas

22, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Protomartyr: Ultimate Success Today review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
With stadium rock riffs and saxophone over lyrics about riots and respirators, the Detroit post-punks are the soundtrack of an uncertain future

Alexis Petridis

16, Jul, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Detroit: civil rights coalition sues to bar water shutoffs for residents
Class action aims to force city with one of country’s most expensive water rates to institute affordable payment plan

Nina Lakhani

09, Jul, 2020 @8:54 PM

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Detroit's largely peaceful protests seen very differently from white suburb
St Clair Shores was a destination for white flight after the 1967 riots and some residents view the George Floyd protests sceptically

Tom Perkins in St Clair Shores, Michigan

05, Jun, 2020 @10:00 AM

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‘Respect our city’: tension among Detroit protesters as unrest grows after dark
Some residents in city that is more than 80% African American view clashes and vandalism as work of white outsiders

Tom Perkins in Detroit, Michigan

31, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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